Ausgram - I Community Development Block, with population of about 1.2 lakh is Barddhaman district's the 4th least populous sub district, located in Barddhaman district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 58 villages in the sub district, among them Dignagar is the most populous village with population of 8313 and Alutia (P) is the least populous village with population of 127. Dignagar is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 16 km2 and Kumarganj is the smallest with 1 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.2 lakh people, among them about 61 thousand (51%) are male and about 59 thousand (49%) are female. 51% of the whole population are from general caste, 36% are from schedule caste and 13% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ausgram - I community development block is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 29 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

100% population of Ausgram - I community development block live in the Ausgram - I Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ausgram - I

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 119,363 61,127 42,659 15,577 13,581
Male 60,521 31,230 21,595 7,696 6,871
Female 58,842 29,897 21,064 7,881 6,710

Most populated Villages in Ausgram - I

Villages
Name Population
Dignagar 8313
Ausgram 5533
Shibada 4484
Belgram 4345
Ban Nabagram 4179
Bhota 4022
Karatia 4021
Batagram 3950
Belari 3740
Dwariapur (P) 3571

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 76% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 23% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 975 in Muslims are 961.

Religion wise population 2011 - Ausgram - I

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 119,363 90,850 28,024 329 12 7 4 1 136
Male 60,521 46,000 14,288 151 5 5 2 1 69
Female 58,842 44,850 13,736 178 7 2 2 0 67

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 11.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 12.8% which is 2.1% higher than male population growth rate of 10.7%. General caste population has increased by 6.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 20.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 12.5% and child population has decreased by -5.7% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ausgram - I

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11.7% 6.1% 20.5% 12.5% -5.7%
Male 10.7% 5.6% 19.3% 9.9% -6.9%
Female 12.8% 6.6% 21.9% 15.2% -4.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 972 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 957, in schedule caste is 975 and in schedule tribe is 1024. There are 977 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has increased by 18 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 25 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ausgram - I

Total General SC ST Child
Change 18 9 20 46 25
2011 972 957 975 1024 977
2001 954 948 955 978 952

Villages with highest sex ratio in Ausgram - I

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Shibbati 1355
Sundalpur 1068
Kalyanpur 1033
Jadabganj 1029
Jaykrishnapur 1026
Dwariapur (P) 1024
Bahamanpur 1020
Asinda 1017
Ban Nabagram 1015
Lakshmiganj 1003

Literacy

Total about 73 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 41 thousand are male and about 32 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ausgram - I is 69%. 76% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ausgram - I

Total Male Female
Change 6.9% 4.4% 9.5%
2011 69.4% 76.3% 62.3%
2001 62.5% 71.9% 52.8%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Ausgram - I

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Srikrishnapur 82
Shitalgram 81
Nripatigram 81
Telata 81
Kumarganj 80
Bhota 79
Pichkuri 78
Gobindapur Purbba 77
Gonna 76
Karanji 76

Workers profile

Ausgram - I has 46% (about 55 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 30% female population are working population. 39% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 23% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 22% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ausgram - I

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 46.1% 23.5% 22.6% 53.9%
Male 61.6% 38.6% 23.1% 38.4%
Female 30.2% 8% 22.2% 69.8%

Biggest Villages in Ausgram - I

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Dignagar 15.7
Ausgram 10.3
Belgram 10.3
Alefnagar 10.1
Ban Nabagram 9.5
Karatia 9.2
Ramchandrapur 8.1
Shibada 7.8
Batagram 7.2
Kurumba 7